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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Glennville.

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How Far From Glennville to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers & Almanacs that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Glennville to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Glennville to:

  • Bakersfield [Map], which is the Seat of Kern County, lies 32 miles [51.5 km] to the Southwest. If you could walk a straight line from Glennville to Bakersfield, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of two days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take just over a day.
  • Sacramento [Map], which is the State Capital of California, lies 249 miles [400.7 km] to the Northwest (NW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take nearly four hours, a buggy would take 10 days and walking would take 15 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 2,278 miles [3,666.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE). Driving would take 5 days, a buggy would take 89 days and walking would take 130 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 7,471 miles [12,023.4 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<4>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba [Map]) is 8,240 miles [13,261 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 6,244 miles [10,048.7 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<6>

Communities Also Named Glennville ...

We have found 2 communities that share the name Glennville.

While the name Glennville is unique within California, we know of another 2 communities with the same name in the United States.


Communities Outside of California

Georgia

Tattnall County

Our profile page for Glennville, Tattnall County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,113 miles [3,400.5 km] to the East

Pennsylvania

Chester County

Our profile page for Glennville, Chester County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,327 miles [3,744.9 km] to the East Northeast

Curious and Interesting Names Near Glennville ...

As we travel, we always see a community with a name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Balance Rock (Historic)   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast of Glennville   [Map]
California Hot Springs   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the North   [Map]
Guernsey Mill   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Idlewild   -   5 miles [8 km] to the North   [Map]
Pleasant View   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Posey   -   5 miles [8 km] to the North   [Map]
Sugarloaf Mountain Park   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Sugarloaf Village   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Woody   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the West   [Map]

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Glennville. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Kern County: www.co.kern.ca.us/

The official website for State of California: www.state.ca.us/



Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance from Glennville. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Glennville) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Glennville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Glennville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Glennville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.7289, Longitude: -118.7038     [Map].

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<2>While we have tried to pick reasonable speeds, the rate of travel is very theoretical - obstacles like fences, hills, lakes, river crossings and rest stops have been ignored. When we say 'Days' of travel, we're assuming 8 hours of travel per day.

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<3>The shortest line can be visualized by stretching a string on a Globe from Point A to Point B - this is known as a Great Circle Route. Where you might expect the shortest route from Glennville to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.

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<4>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 336.85 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 336.992 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 325.917 degrees.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Glennville.



 
 
 

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